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Jennie Augusta Brownscombe

 (1850 - 1936)
Jennie Augusta Brownscombe was active/lived in New York.  Jennie Brownscombe is known for genre, historical, portrait and figure painting, illustration.

Jennie Augusta Brownscombe

Jennie Augusta Brownscombe was born on Dec. 10th 1850 in a log cabin near Honesdale, PA. the only daughter of William and Elvira (Kennedy) Brownscombe.  She began to draw pictures as a child and while in grade school she exhibited paintings at the Wayne Country Fair, where they won ribbons.  After her father's death she went to the Cooper Institute (later Cooper Union) School of Design, where she studied under Victor Nehlig.  She later took classes at the National Academy of Design with Lemuel E. Wilmarth and at the Art Students League in NYC.  She went abroad to study with Henry Mosler, an American genre painter working in Brittany.  An eye injury suffered soon after her return to the states in   ...  Displaying 750 of 4388 characters.

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About  Jennie Augusta Brownscombe

Born:  1850 - Honesdale, Pennsylvania
Died:   1936 - Bayside, New York
Known for:  genre, historical, portrait and figure painting, illustration